Oooh sometimes in my dairy-free, wheat-free – mostly sugar-free life – I allow myself a wee treat or two.

This week I found two ‘naughty’ items at my local organic grocer that sparked my imagination. First, presto-ready coconut whipped cream in a can – at the push of a nozzle!:
Secondly, natural pumpkin-spice marshmallows:

So I decided to make this scrumptious Halloween Hot Chocolate:



Halloween Hot Chocolate Recipe – Dairy-Free, Reduced Sugar

Heat a mug’s worth of your choice of almond, coconut, cashew, hemp milk etc. in a small saucepan

Whisk in about a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder:



Then sweeten with a tiny spoonful of KAL Stevia:



And if I want to mask the stevia taste, I add about this much non-GMO Xylitol:


Drop a few marshmallows in the mug (to support the whipped coconut cream):


Lastly, top with the whip cream, some shaved chocolate and a few more marshmallows: